Public Health Schools In Texas

Texas has 23 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Texas, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

  • Public Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Public Health
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health
  • PhD degree in Public Health


Schools

  1. Texas A&M Health Science Center

    301 Tarrow, 7th Floor, College Station, Texas 77840

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  2. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  4. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  5. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  6. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  7. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  8. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  9. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  10. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  11. The University of Texas Medical Branch

    301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129

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  12. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

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  13. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  16. University of North Texas Health Science Center

    3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Forth Worth, Texas 76107-2699

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  17. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  18. Texas Wesleyan University

    1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536

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  19. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  20. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  21. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

    1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030-4009

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  22. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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  23. Argosy University-Dallas

    5001 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Heritage Square, Suite 230, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Public Health Employment

Texas 29,270
National 484,220

Approximately 6% of the country's public health professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Texas

26,730 28,930 28,870 30,400 29,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a growing field in Texas. There were 2,540 more public health professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public health has grown by 10% in Texas. This is slower than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$52,430 $53,627 $56,500 $58,980 $63,410
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in Texas. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $52,430 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,410 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$34,140
25th percentile
$44,937
50th percentile
$59,083
75th percentile
$76,833
90th percentile
$96,017

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Texas state, within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public health professionals earn 181% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Texas

Emergency Management
$0
Health Science
$67,152
Healthcare Administration
$90,070
Healthcare Management
$90,070
Political Science
$71,545
Public Administration
$90,572
Public Health
$63,410
Social Work
$43,120

Public health professionals in Texas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas

associate
4
bachelor
7
master
19
doctor
7
Certificate
3
Total40

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 23 accredited public health schools in Texas state is also increasing. In Texas, there were 439 graduates in 2006. And there were 488 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. 48% of these graduates received an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Texas

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